Paris Agreement Current Affairs, GK & News
The Climate Action Tracker recently released a report calculating the impacts of the recent US Climate Summit. According to the report, even after implementing the ambitious climate goals of the summit, global temperature will increase by 2.4°C by 2100 as compared to that of pre-industrial levels. About the report The report tracked the policies of ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Climate Action • Climate Action Tracker • Climate change • COP26 • Global warming • Himalayan Glaciers • IPCC • leaders climate summit • Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) • Paris Agreement • Sea level rise
The International Energy Agency recently released the Global Energy Review report. According to the report, the Carbon Dioxide emissions in India is to be 1.4% higher than the levels recorded in 2019. Key Findings of the Report: India The coal-fired power generation is to increase by three times higher than the increase in generation from ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The two biggest polluters of the world China and US have agreed to work together in tackling climate change issues. They recently issued a joint statement that they will work together to uphold Paris Agreement. The announcement comes days before the Earth Day Leaders Summit. The announcement was made after Kerry, the former US Secretary ..
Category: International Current Affairs
New Zealand recently introduced a bill on Climate Change for financial firms. The bill is the first of its kind in the world. New Zealand has fixed 2050 as the deadline to become carbon neutral. Key Features of the Bill It will require the insurers, banks and investment managers to report the impacts of their ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
A new study published in the journal Biological Conservation says that many animals and plants might face extinction if green house gas emissions continue to rise. Key Findings of the Study All the Endemic species in islands are at high risk of extinction due to climate change. Four out of every five endemic species in ..